God's Fifth Abode: Entrepreneurial Faith in the Hindu Himalayas
Butler Board Room
The 6th Annual Harold A. Durfee and Doris G. Durfee Lecture. By Dr. Brian Pennington, Maryville College:
Based on fieldwork conducted in Himalayas of the North Indian state of Uttarakhand since 2001, Pennington’s lecture will discuss the recent proliferation of new religious sites, movements, and conflict in the mountainous region Hindus call “Dev Bhumi,” the Land of the Gods. Home to the ...more
Join the Museum in a Gallery Talk about "Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature," on display through May 26.
Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature Argentinean Jorge Luis Borges is one of the most prominent and profoundly philosophical literary figures of the twentieth century. Sixteen visual artists interpret twelve stories by Borges, organized according to three topics: identity ...more